David O Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook, starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Anupam Kher, took home the BlackBerry People’s Choice award for best film at the 37th edition of the festival.
Recent winners of the People’s Choice award, which is selected by festival audiences, include Oscar-winners The King’s Speech and Slumdog Millionaire.
The runner-up for the prize was Ben Affleck’s Argo. The People’s Choice award for top documentary went to Artifact and the People’s Choice award for top Midnight Madness film went to Bartholomew Cubbins’ Seven Psychopaths. The best Canadian feature award went to Xavier Dolan’s Laurence Anyways.